The Animal Movement is Doomed

Animal Rights advocates believe animals have the same right to be here as do humans. Animal Rights advocates believe animals have the same rights not to be exploited, enslaved, or murdered as we humans claim for ourselves. Animal Rights advocates believe the test of the value of life is not intelligence, reason, or speech, but…

Thought Of The Day. August 11. 2016

Instead of posting status updates on Facebook, I am now posting each apothegm, thought, observation, and witticism, here, as a Thought Of The Day. Status updates on Facebook disappear into the ether and cannot be relocated by readers. Before you leave, please take a moment to follow this blog by clicking on Follow in the…

Secretary of the Interior Donald Trump, Jr.

The revolving door between industry and government is common to both Republican and Democratic administrations. Bankers are appointed to Treasury, Big Oil lobbyists go to Energy and Transportation, Big Ag alums and executives get appointed to Interior and Agriculture, Big Pharma controls the FDA and the National Institutes of Health, the military industrial complex gets…

Speciesism and Mental Masturbation

Speciesism is the most evil concept ever concocted by humans. It is racism on steroids. It is the justification for all cruelty to animals. It is the excuse for the most obscene atrocities. It is the belief that humans are superior to all other life. Given the depravity and evilness of the concept, one would…

Animal Rights vs the Status Quo

Animal rights advocates believe that all sentient life is equally valuable, equally deserving of protection, equally important, equally cherished by those who possess it and those who wish to live. The contrast between that view and most of humanity is so stark as to trigger the question among animal advocates as to whether humans themselves…

Sometimes Shooting Cops is Warranted

Local governments across the country are controlled by real estate developers and property owners. From the largest cities to the least populated counties, real estate interests control government and direct the police. Police are the first line of defense for the local powers that be. The first line of defense for all governments. The police…